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Parallels and Paradoxes
Parallels and Paradoxes
Written by Edward W. Said and Daniel Barenboim
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400075157
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Parallels and Paradoxes
Explorations in Music and Society
Written by Edward W. Said and Daniel Barenboim


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2004
Price: $16.00

These free-wheeling, often exhilarating dialogues—which grew out of the acclaimed Carnegie Hall Talks—are an exchange between two of the most prominent figures in contemporary culture: Daniel Barenboim, internationally renowned conductor and pianist, and Edward W. Said, eminent literary critic and impassioned commentator on the Middle East. Barenboim is an Argentinian-Israeli and... Read more >
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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Written by Henry W. Simon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773708
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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Act-By-Act Synopses
Written by Henry W. Simon


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $13.99

An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background, and much... Read more >
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Molto Agitato
Molto Agitato
Written by Johanna Fiedler
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ISBN: 9781400075898
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Molto Agitato
The Mayhem Behind the Music at the Metropolitan Opera
Written by Johanna Fiedler


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $16.99

If the opera world is full of “intrigue, double meanings, and devious dramatics,” then no place exemplifies this more than the world-famous Metropolitan Opera, where politics, ambition, and oversized egos have traditionally taken center stage along with some of the world’s richest music. Drawing on her fifteen years as its press... Read more >
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QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF
QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF
Written by David Blum
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ISBN: 9780307831804
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QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF

Written by David Blum


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

How do four instrumentalists with strong individual tastes and temperaments manage to forge a distinctive approach to the music they play? This extraordinary book ushers readers into the workshop of one of the world's most accomplished string quartets. In rich and probing conversations with their longtime friend and musicologist and conductor... Read more >
The Toughest Show on Earth
The Toughest Show on Earth
Written by Joseph Volpe and Charles Michener
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096756
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The Toughest Show on Earth

Written by Joseph Volpe and Charles Michener


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.00

The Toughest Show on Earth is the ultimate behind-the-scenes chronicle of the divas and the dramas of New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, by the remarkable man who rose from apprentice carpenter to general manager.

Joseph Volpe gives us an anecdote-filled tour of more than four decades at the Met, an institution full... Read more >
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Cover Story
Cover Story
Written by The Staff of Wax Poetics
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576875094
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Cover Story
Album Cover Art
Written by The Staff of Wax Poetics


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2009
Price: $24.95

“Reading Wax Poetics, Brooklyn’s glossy, reverent, visually immaculate zine dedicated to funk, soul, hip hop, and the other obsessions of crate-diggers worldwide, is enough to make you wish neither compact discs nor the Internet had ever been invented.”
The Village Voice

Cover Story: Album Cover Art, the second book from... Read more >
Clubland
Clubland
Written by Frank Owen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767917353
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Clubland
The Fabulous Rise and Murderous Fall of Club Culture
Written by Frank Owen


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2004
Price: $19.00

Outrageous parties. Brazen drug use. Fantastical costumes. Celebrities. Wannabes. Gender-bending club kids. Pulse-pounding beats. Sinful orgies. Botched police raids. Depraved criminals. Murder.

Welcome to the decadent nineties club scene.
 
In 1995, journalist Frank Owen began researching a story on Special K, a designer drug that fueled the after-midnight club scene.  He went...

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Wild Style
Wild Style
Written by Charlie Ahearn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873649
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Wild Style
The Sampler
Written by Charlie Ahearn


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $35.00

“I mean love is love. Recognize the Hip Hop culture, cause that’s what we are doing. We’re having fun with it. We spread love. There’s no animosity. There’s no prejudice in our culture. None of that. It’s red black green orange. We all in it. We come from Japan. You ever... Read more >
A Night at the Opera
A Night at the Opera
Written by Sir Denis Forman
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ISBN: 9780307807823
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A Night at the Opera
An Irreverent Guide to The Plots, The Singers, The Composers, The Recordings
Written by Sir Denis Forman


Format: eBook, 976 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $2.99

This slightly irreverent guide to opera summarizes the plots of 17 of the world's great operas, including Aida, La Boheme, and Carmen, and describes their characters, artists, and composers.


From the Hardcover edition. Read more >
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Le Freak
Le Freak
Written by Nile Rodgers
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ISBN: 9780679644033
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Le Freak
An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny
Written by Nile Rodgers


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $15.99

NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 ROCK MEMOIRS OF ALL TIME BY ROLLING STONE
 
From Chic to Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers is the creative force behind some of the biggest hits ever recorded. Here is the story of how global pop’s greatest genius transformed his own dramatic life into the... Read more >
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